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Local artist Bob Cummings has his paintings on display in the Detroit Lakes Library and will be hosting an open house Saturday, hoping to encourage others to paint. (Vicki Gerdes/Record)

Cummings' artwork on display

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As a young boy growing up in rural Detroit Lakes in the 1950s, Bob Cummings knew from an early age that art was his true calling.

Though he put that calling on hold for a while -- working in construction for many years to raise his family -- Cummings has now come full circle.


Since his retirement at age 62, a little over two years ago, he has been able to pursue art full-time -- which Cummings calls "a dream come true."

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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
(218) 844-1454